Recent Posts by Roberto Landini, Italian Correspondent

TeleArena Sport is born: and going ‘glocal’

In a recent interview to Italian magazine Millecanali, engineer Alessandro Zelger, managing Director of Network TV and New Media of Gruppo Editoriale Athesis, among other things declared: “Networks like ours live with sports, and chronicle politics and information as a service.” And with TeleArena Sport covering Verona, Mantua (via Telemantova) and Brescia (via Brescia Punto […]  More

Archiving Italian football

Following a decisive agreement with the Italian Football League, Lega Calcio, and with the assistance of Prevideo-Mediadesign, Infront Sports & Media recently implemented the management of the Italian historical football archive at its Milan facility.  More

Serie A: Sky and Mediaset get TV rights

For the three next seasons in a row Italian Serie A TV rights have been awarded to Sky and Mediaset in a deal that sees the league closing in on the magic €1bn per season. Mediaset is going to pay a lot less than half compared to Sky, despite the huge diffusion and increase in […]  More

FICTS coming to Milan later this year

Italy: In the Autumn, Milan will host Sport Movies & TV 2011 – Milano International FICTS Fest – the Cinema, Television and Sports Culture World Championship, writes Italian Correspondent, Roberto Landini. The event sees 15 hours of coverage broadcast live on primetime over six days on Rai Sport TV and is run by FICTS (Fédération […]  More

Inside the game: Giro d’Italia – Part One

The 94th edition of the famous Giro d’Italia was covered comprehensively by Italian state broadcaster Rai in a series of programmes that included over 200 hours of live coverage as the race threaded its way through Italy. Italian Correspondent, Robero Landini, talked to Auro Bulbarelli, Vice Director of Rai Sport and team leader on the […]  More